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The Eolas Matter, or How IE is Going to Change ‘Real Soon Now’

Do you use <object> functionality in your web application? Do you support Microsoft Internet Explorer?

If so, you might want to take a look at this: Microsoft’s Active X D-Day, which details Microsoft’s plans to change IE to deal with the Eolas lawsuit. Apparently the update won’t be critical, but eventually will be rolled into every version of IE.

Here’s a bit more technical explanation of what how to fix object embedding from Microsoft, and a bit of history from 2003.

Via Mezzoblue.